There is so much to do when preparing to welcome your first child! Crib and diapers and clothes and toys… you make a list, and it just seems to get longer the closer you get to welcoming your new bundle! Through all that preparation, it was really important to me to have a nursery that felt like an oasis, functioned well, and would grow with my son as he grew!
Nothing meaningful comes instantly. It takes time and effort and patience! The same can be said for building or renovating your dream home. It takes time, money, effort, a team of skilled people and a whole. lot. of. patience. Here are 7 things we ALL HATE about home building and how to overcome them with confidence!
We’ve all got struggles, mine is wearing multiple hats as a small business. I am the owner, designer, secretary, front desk person, accounts department, marketing, contract specialist, and IT. Many hats! While I am actively working to build a team and distribute some of those hats over the next year, here are steps that I have taken to help me combat this challenge and feeling overwhelmed, ensuring I spend let time “pushing paper” and more time spend where I should!
“Hiring an architect is a waste of money.” Yikes. *Opens tub of ice cream and cries a little…* Well… while I will never tell you what to do with your own money, let me just tackle a quick myth: architects should not be seen as a luxury. Architects are a piece of the foundational workings of every construction project and are invaluable! We can also save you money. Here’s how.
Most interior and architectural designers choose one design style and specialize in it, guiding their clients to the products and aesthetic they are used to… modern farmhouse… craftsmen… contemporary… here is why I DON’T!